Catholic News Agency wishes you a blessed Christmas!

Denver, Colo., Dec 21, 2013 / 08:03 am (CNA).- As Christmas approaches, Catholic News Agency would like to extend heartfelt thanks to our readers and to announce that we will have light coverage during our office closure from Dec. 21 – Jan. 1. CNA will provide news of the Pope's Christmas homily and his New Year's address, and members of our staff will also be working during this time to improve our services for 2014. We sincerely thank all of our readers for their interest … [Read more...]

Christianity helps women rise out of poverty, economist finds

Rome, Italy, Dec 20, 2013 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A researcher at Washington D.C.'s Georgetown University has found that impoverished women in India are more likely to improve their economic circumstances after converting to Christianity. “Conversion actually helps launch women on a virtuous circle. A woman feels better, she's part of an active faith community, she works more, she earns more money: the extra money she earns and saves encourages her to earn more and save … [Read more...]


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